R'lyeh

"  The nightmare corpse-city of R'lyeh was built in measureless eons behind history by the vast, loathsome shapes that seeped down from the dark stars. There lay great Cthulhu and his hordes, hidden in green slimy vaults. "
The nightmare corpse-city of R'lyeh was built in measureless eons behind history by the vast, loathsome shapes that seeped down from the dark stars.
There lay great Cthulhu and his hordes, hidden in green slimy vaults.
R'lyeh is characterized by bizarre architecture likened to non-Euclidean geometry.
 
 "a coast-line of mingled mud, ooze, and weedy Cyclopean masonry which can be nothing less than the tangible substance of earth's supreme terror—
 
the nightmare corpse-city of R'lyeh...
 
loathsomely redolent of spheres and dimensions apart from ours".
 
The location of R'lyeh given by Lovecraft was 47°9′S 126°43′W in the southern Pacific Ocean.
 
August Derleth placed it at 49°51′S 128°34′W.
 
Both locations are close to
the Pacific pole of inaccessibility or
"Nemo" point - 48°52.6′S 123°23.6′W.
a point in the ocean farthest from any land mass.

The Cult of Cthulhu

design by Wyntre

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